MP!er Katharine shares her thought on the feminist alternative universe of ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ by Cat Winters

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Katharine shares her thoughts on ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ the well-crafted Feminist alternative historical fantasy story by Cat Winters.

CureforDreaming_finalcoverDescribe the plot of ‘The Cure Of Dreaming’ in a tweet – less than 140 character, please!
Olivia’s father tries to use hypnotism to force her to become the obedient, demure young lady he thinks she should be. His plan backfires!


What genre would you class the book as?
Feminist alternative universe historical fantasy.

What was the best bit?
Male feminist characters!
The Letter from A Responsible Woman.

Anything you didn’t like?
Not really, I liked it.

Would you recommend ‘The Cure Of Dreaming’ to your friends?
Yes i would and have.

Do you think it would appeal to girls or boys? Or both?

Probably would appeal to girls since it is a girl’s POV but boys should be encouraged to read it #HeForShe.

Anything else you’d like to tell us about the book?
It highlighted the feminist issue that some women are scared to voice their opinions in case boys don’t like it.

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